Collapse of rebel alliance leads to ‘street war’ in Yemeni capital

Collapse of rebel alliance leads to ‘street war’ in Yemeni capital

by WorldTribune Staff, December 3, 2017 Three years after joining forces to drive out the internationally recognized government in Yemen, the alliance between Iran-backed Houthi rebels and forces loyal to ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh has collapsed. Gun battles between the Houthis and Saleh loyalists erupted in the capital Sanaa on Dec. 3 as residents reported […]

More than 100 dead, thousands infected as cholera outbreak sweeps across Yemen

More than 100 dead, thousands infected as cholera outbreak sweeps across Yemen

by WorldTribune Staff, May 15, 2017 War weary Yemen is now dealing with a “serious outbreak of cholera” that has killed 115 people, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on May 14, citing local health authorities. Thousands more have been infected and approximately 7.6 million people live in cholera-threatened areas, according to […]

Iran sending troops, ammunition to Syria and Yemen battlefields via civilian flights

Iran sending troops, ammunition to Syria and Yemen battlefields via civilian flights

by WorldTribune Staff, March 12, 2017 Iran is using civilian flights to secretly send soldiers and ammunition to war zones in Syria and Yemen, an Iranian military official said. The Iranian troops ride in the rear of the planes and exit via a rear door “separate from the regular passengers,” an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps […]

$4 billion goes ‘missing’ from Yemen’s central bank

$4 billion goes ‘missing’ from Yemen’s central bank

by WorldTribune Staff, May 19, 2016 Yemen, already on the verge of bankruptcy, was thrown further into economic chaos when it was discovered that $4 billion was “missing” from the nation’s central bank. The money was found missing on May 17 from the bank in the capital of Sanaa, which is under the control of […]